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Re: Error installing Squeeze with root filesystem as btrfs

Paul Richards put forth on 1/4/2011 2:44 PM:

> Is installing to a root btrfs filesystem
> expected to work in squeeze yet?

If you didn't already know the answer to this question before attempting
this, then why are you attempting to use BTRFS?  Think about that for a

BTRFS is an experimental filesystem.  It doesn't even have a repair
utility yet, and there is still tons and tons of work to be done on it
before it is anything close to a "production quality" filesystem.

Worth reading:

Also, for anyone planning on playing with experimental software, it
would be a very smart thing to subscribe to the mailing list to stay up
to date on what is and is not working:


Last point I'll make is that the bulk of BTRFS' advanced features gain
you little to nothing when used for a root filesystem.


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